22 July 2011

Watching the Tour de France - Stage 19

Watch it Live!
Live link online to watch Stage 19 (in the morning) Tour de France on Eurosport (x out both ads, no need to download). More live links at: http://www.steephill.tv/tour-de-france/#live.  Watching the time gaps Gaps on LeTour website and live report CyclingNews live reports.
The Col du Galibier again - are you kidding me! But it finishes on the top of Alpe d'Huez (d'whez). This will be a huge day in the Tour de France. History The Galibier 1911-2011 (100 years).

Modane - Alpe-d’Huez 109km

Col du Telegraphe
East side of Col du Galibier down to Col du Lautaret
Switchbacks of the east side of the Col du Galibier
The tunnel on Col du Galibier
The summit!
Henri Desgrange monument at the summit of the Galibier
The LaGrave glacier between the Col du Lautaret and Alpe d'Huez
La Grave
Skiing on La grave glacier
Looking down on the town of Bourg d'Oisans from Alpe d'Huez
Church on Alpe d'Huez, located a "Dutch corner"
Climbing Alpe d'Huez
Quiet on a non-Tour day
no reason to rush the downhill with these views
You are in the Alps!
Photos by: PedalDancer.com  

Refer back to Watching the Tour de France, Stage 18 for more information on the Col du Galibier and Alpe d'Huez.